X JAPAN
X JAPAN
エックス

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X JAPAN
Typeタイプ
bandバンド
Status活動状況
active現在活動
Active活動期間
1982~1997
Area地域
Tokyo東京
Pronunciation発音
エックス
Conceptコンセプト

Lineup
メンバー

vocals

ToshIToshI

DynamiteDynamite NOISENOISE X JAPANX JAPAN Toshi Toshi with T-Earth Toshl X JAPANX JAPAN , Toshl

guitar

PATAPATA

BLACK ROSE JUDY X X JAPANX JAPAN P.A.F. Dope HEADzDope HEADz Ra:INRa:IN

guitar

SUGIZOSUGIZO

Kashmir PINOCCHIO LUNACYLUNACY LUNA SEALUNA SEA The FLAREThe FLARE SUGIZO AND THE SPANK YOUR JUICE S.T.K Sensual Technology Kooks JUNO REACTOR S.K.I.N. LUNA SEALUNA SEA , X JAPANX JAPAN , SoloSolo

bass

Hattori服部 (服部)

PROWLER XX SIEGFRIED (ジークフリード) Sighs of Love PotionSighs of Love Potion F.F.F.F. 13-thirteen-13-thirteen- F.F.F.F.FF.F.F.F.F PHAIDIAPHAIDIA

bass

HEATHHEATH

PARANOIAPARANOIA as HEATH CHAOS MODECHAOS MODE Beet Sweet SWEET DEATHSWEET DEATH as Morie Hiroshi (森江ひろし) media youthmedia youth MAJESTIC ISABELLE cross sabel media youthmedia youth as HEATH X JAPANX JAPAN Dope HEADzDope HEADz Vogus ImageVogus Image supportサポート RATS Lynx X JAPANX JAPAN

drums

YoshikiYoshiki

DynamiteDynamite NOISENOISE X JAPANX JAPAN , /JUDY/ supportサポート solo Violet UK Globe S.K.I.N X JAPANX JAPAN

Former members
元メンバー

guitar

SATORUSATORU

X JAPANX JAPAN VIRUSVIRUS D.N.AD.N.A Dual Spiral unknown

guitar

EDDIEEDDIE

X JAPANX JAPAN The Wretched Grim Force supportサポート Cracked Brain Ritual Carnage unknown

guitar

JUNJUN

SQWIER (スクワイア) X JAPANX JAPAN FATIMAFATIMA X JAPANX JAPAN ROMMEL (ロンメル) EMPEROR Hisashi Takai Deep Throat supportサポート Gyorai (魚雷) Metal Macbeth Moi dix MoisMoi dix Mois supportサポート unknown

guitar

ZENZEN

BRODER CROSS X JAPANX JAPAN unknown

guitar

KERRYKERRY

JAIL BAITJAIL BAIT MEIN KAMPFMEIN KAMPF X JAPANX JAPAN supportサポート BADWILDE unknown

guitar

TERRYTERRY

XX as TERRY SIEGFRIEDSIEGFRIED Sighs of Love PotionSighs of Love Potion as TERRY ROSE deceased死去

bass

TaijiTaiji

TRASHトラッシュ (トラッシュ) on guitar DEMENTIADEMENTIA on bass as Ray PROWLERプロ―ラー (プロ―ラー) X JAPANX JAPAN FATIMAFATIMA DEAD WIREDEAD WIRE X JAPANX JAPAN LOUDNESS D.T.R Kings Cloud Nine OTOKAZE~OTOKAZE~音風~OTOKAZE~ (音風~OTOKAZE~) the Killing Red Addiction Taiji with Heaven's TSP deceased死去

bass

HIKARUHIKARU

ATLANTIS Ziraishin地雷神 (地雷神) X JAPANX JAPAN MEPHISTOPHELESMEPHISTOPHELES COAT OF ARMSCOAT OF ARMS ROMMEL (ロンメル) Gyorai (魚雷) Court of Arms MEPHISTOPHELESMEPHISTOPHELES unknown

History
活動

    1982

  • 1982-04-00

    During early 1982, X (エックス) forms after the disbandment of NOISE.

  • 1982-04-00

    V. TOSHI / G. TERRY / D. YOSHIKI (and others)

    1984

  • 1984-00-00

    X move to Tokyo (東京) and restart activities.

  • 1984-00-00

    V. TOSHI / G. TOMO / G. TERRY / B. ATSUSHI / D. YOSHIKI

    1985

  • 1985-00-00

  • 1985-06-00

  • 1985-06-15

  • 1985-07-00

    Shortly after the release of the "I'LL KILL YOU" single, Guitarist TOMO is replaced with EDDIE.

  • 1985-07-00

    V. TOSHI / G. EDDIE / G. TERRY / B. ATSUSHI / D. YOSHIKI

  • 1985-10-00

    TAIJI and HALLY join.

  • 1985-10-00

    V. TOSHI / G. HALLY / B. TAIJI / D. YOSHIKI

  • 1985-10-04

    TERRY, EDDIE and ATSUSHI secede.

  • 1985-10-04

  • 1985-11-20

  • 1985-11-20

    V. TOSHI / G. JUN / B. TAIJI / D. YOSHIKI

  • 1985-12-00

    V. TOSHI / G. ZEN / B. HIKARU / D. YOSHIKI

  • 1985-12-03

    Guitarist JUN and bassist TAIJI secede. ZEN and HIKARU would join shortly after.

  • 1985-12-03

    1987

  • 1987-01-00

    V. TOSHI / G. ISAO / B. TAIJI / D. YOSHIKI

  • 1987-01-00

    V. TOSHI / G. SATORU / B. TAIJI / D. YOSHIKI

  • 1987-03-00

    V. TOSHI / G. HIDE / G. ISAO / B. TAIJI / D. YOSHIKI

  • 1987-04-10

    First live with their historical lineup. PATA joins as a replacement for ISAO after he is forced to leave due to a motorbike accident.

  • 1987-04-10

  • 1987-04-10

    V. TOSHI / G. HIDE / G. PATA / B. TAIJI / D. YOSHIKI

  • 1987-07-19

    X play a gig in the small diner Yashiro Shokudou (やしろ食堂ライブ). The footage is shown at a famous variety TV shows allowing the band to attract mainstream attention.

  • 1987-07-25

    Oneman live held.

  • 1987-07-25

    1990

  • 1990-02-04

    Rose & Blood Tour restarts.

  • 1990-02-04

  • 1990-03-09

    Nagoya Koukaidou

  • 1990-05-17

    Rose & Blood Tour FINAL held.

  • 1990-05-17

  • 1990-11-00

    After a few delays related to YOSHIKI's health problems, the band moved to Los Angeles to record their new album.

  • 1990-12-08

    1990 X FILM GIGS ~Chi to Bara ni Mamirete~ (~血と薔薇にまみれて~) held for two consecutive days at Tokyo Bay NK Hall. T the members did not attend as they were working on their new album. Black pine seeds and a message CD were distributed.

    1992

  • 1992-01-05

    Tokyo DOME 3DAYS ~Hametsu ni Mukatte~ (東京ドーム3DAYS ~破滅に向かって~) held for three consecutive nights. X becomes the first Japanese artist to hold three consecutive concerts at the stadium.

  • 1992-01-05

  • 1992-01-31

    It is announced through a video message on the Japanese TV show MUSIC STATION that TAIJI left the band due to musical differences.

  • 1992-04-21

    The band contract with CBS Sony expires.

  • 1992-08-24

    A press conference to announce HEATH as thew bassist is held art the Rockfeller Center in New York. The band also signs a deal with Atlantic Records in Japan and Warner in the United States (no release in the US eventually happened though due to TOSHI's pronunciation problems). The band name is also changed to X FROM JAPAJ (later renamed X JAPAN) to distinguish themselves from the American band X. The members start working on their new album but due to scheduling conflicts with the members' other projects and other issues it would take them a year to release new materials. Their activity as X JAPAN would eventually consist in spare live performances and one more album release from 1993 to 1996.

  • 1992-08-24

    V. TOSHI / G. HIDE / G. PATA / B. HEATH / D. YOSHIKI

  • 1992-10-29

    EXTASY SUMMIT 1992 Minna mumei datta, da kedo...muteki datta (みんな無名だった、だけど・・・無敵だった) is held. It will be the first live of the new lineup.

  • 1992-10-29

  • 1992-10-31

    EXTASY SUMMIT 1992 Minna mumei datta, da kedo...muteki datta (みんな無名だった、だけど・・・無敵だった) is held.

  • 1992-10-31

    1993

  • 1993-12-30

    The first full fledged return oneman with the new lineup, Shingata X Dai 1ka Nippon Chokugeki Countdown X JAPAN RETURNS (新型エックス第1弾 日本直撃カウントダウン X JAPAN RETURNS), is held for two consecutive nights at Tokyo DOME. However, one more year will pass for them to hold another oneman.

  • 1993-12-30

    1997

  • 1997-05-00

    TOSHI announces that he will quit the band due to musical differcenes.

  • 1997-09-22

    X JAPAN members announce at a press conference that they would disband as they could not find a new vocalist, but that they will hold one last concert on December 31st.

  • 1997-12-25

  • 1997-12-31

  • 1997-12-31

    THE LAST LIVE ~Saigo no Yoru~ (~最後の夜~) is held. X JAPAN disbands.

    1998

  • 1998-05-07

    hide funeral is held in Tsukiji at the Honganji temple.

  • 1998-07-19

    At their live at Sendai FORUS HIDE does the famous X jump for the first time.

    2007

  • 2007-01-24

  • 2007-10-17

    V. TOSHI / G. PATA / B. HEATH / D. YOSHIKI

  • 2007-10-18

    After a few months hinting a reunion, X JAPAN members announce they will resume activities together and release a new song I.V., featuring unreleased guitar parts recorded by HIDE. The song is featured in the movie SAW 4.

    2008

  • 2008-03-28

    Three consecutive concerts at TOKYO DOME X JAPAN Kougeki Saikai 2008 I.V. ~Hametsu ni Mukatte~ are held. The plan was originally for two concerts on the 28th and 30th, but an additional gig on the 29th was added due to the high demand.

  • 2008-03-28

  • 2008-03-28

    V. TOSHI / G. PATA / B. HEATH / D. YOSHIKI / G. SUGIZO (support)

  • 2008-05-04

    hide memorial summit is held for two days (March 3rd-4th). X JAPAN performs on the second day.

  • 2008-05-04

  • 2008-12-31

    Livehouse countdown gig X JAPAN COUNTDOWN GIG ~Shoshin ni Kaette~ (~初心に帰って~) is held and broadcasted on TV, online and at over 13 cinemas.

  • 2008-12-31

    2009

  • 2009-01-16

    Hong Kong ASIA WORLD EXPO

  • 2009-01-17

    Hong Kong ASIA WORLD EXPO

  • 2009-03-28

    V. TOSHI / G. PATA / B. HEATH / D. YOSHIKI / G. SUGIZO (support)

  • 2009-05-02

    X JAPAN WORLD TOUR Live in TOKYO ~Kougeki Zokkouchuu~ (~攻撃続行中~) held for two days. SUGIZO is announced as the "sixth" official member of the band.

  • 2009-05-02

  • 2009-05-02

    V. TOSHI / G. SUGIZO / G. PATA / B. HEATH / D. YOSHIKI

  • 2009-05-30

    X JAPAN WORLD TOUR Live in TAIPEI "Hontou ni Yaru Yoru" held (本当にやる夜. The band was supposed to have a full scaled world tour in October but plans were cancelled due to YOSHIKI's health problems.

    2010

  • 2010-01-06

    X JAPAN holds public video shooting for their new video in Los Angeles for six consecutive days.

  • 2010-05-15

    X JAPAN play a set at Anime in Chicago 2010.

  • 2010-07-01

    X JAPAN play at THE YOSHIKI FOUNDATION AMERICA KICKOFF PARTY at Club Nokia in Los Angeles.

  • 2010-08-08

    X JAPAN plays at the Lollapalooza 2010 main stage in Chicago.

  • 2010-08-14

    X JAPAN WORLD TOUR Live in YOKOHAMA ~Sekai ni Mukatte~ is held for two nights. Former member TAJI appear as guest for one song each night.

  • 2010-08-14

  • 2010-09-25

    X JAPAN WORLD TOUR Live 2010 North American Tour starts (7 gigs). It will be their first tour to be held without cancelling gigs since 1989.

  • 2010-09-25

    Wiltern Theatre, Los Angeles, CA

  • 2010-09-28

    Fox Theatre, Oakland, CA

  • 2010-10-01

    Paramount Theatre, Seattle, WA

  • 2010-10-03

    Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, BC Canada

  • 2010-10-06

    Riviera, Chicago, IL

  • 2010-10-07

    Massey Hall, Toronto, ON, Canada

  • 2010-10-10

    Roseland Ballroom, New York, NY

    2011

  • 2011-01-27

    X JAPAN signs a deal with EMI

  • 2011-06-28

    X JAPAN WORLD TOUR Live 2011 European Tour starts (4 gigs)

  • 2011-06-28

    Shepherds Bush Empire, London

  • 2011-07-01

    Zenith, Paris

  • 2011-07-02

    Tivoli, Utrecht

  • 2011-07-04

    Columbiahalle, Berlin

  • 2011-08-13

    X JAPAN plays at SUMMER SONIC 2011 for two days (August 13th-14th)

  • 2011-08-27

    X JAPAN appears as secret guest at the festival a-nation 10th Anniversary for Life Charge & Go!

  • 2011-08-27

  • 2011-09-09

    Teatro Caupolican, Chile

  • 2011-09-11

    HSBC Brasil

  • 2011-09-14

    Teatro Colegiales, Argentina

  • 2011-09-15

    Scencia Hall, Peru

  • 2011-09-18

    X JAPAN WORLD TOUR Live 2011 South American Tour starts (5 gigs).

  • 2011-09-18

    Circo Volador, Mexico

  • 2011-10-28

    X JAPAN WORLD TOUR Live 2011 Southeast Asian Tour starts as their last leg of the world tour (5 gigs).

  • 2011-10-28

    Seoul Olympic Park, South Korea

  • 2011-10-30

    Shanghai Indoor Stadium, China

  • 2011-11-04

    Hong Kong Asia World-Expo

  • 2011-11-06

    TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall, Taiwan

  • 2011-11-08

    Inpact Arena, Thailand

    2014

  • 2014-04-29

    X JAPAN appears as guest at the first gig of the YOSHIKI CLASSICAL WORLD TOUR

  • 2014-04-29

    Madison Square Garden

  • 2014-08-17

    Guerilla live held at Shinjuku Station Square.

  • 2014-10-11

    Madison Square Garden

  • 2014-12-26

    X JAPAN play at the TV show MUSIC STATION SUPER LIVE 2014. It will be the first TV performance in 17 years.

  • 2014-12-26

    2016

  • 2016-02-03

    PATA announces that he will temporarily take a break from musical activities due severe health problems including diverticulitis and thrombosis. Their concert planned for March 12th at the Wembley Arena is cancelled.

  • 2016-10-14

    Visual kei festival VISUAL JAPAN SUMMIT 2016 is held and produced by YOSHIKI for three consecutive days.

  • 2016-10-14

    2017

  • 2017-03-04

    X JAPAN LIVE 2017 at the WEMBLEY Arena in LONDON is held.

  • 2017-03-31

    YOSHIKI announces that the long awaited new album will be titled X JAPAN.

  • 2017-07-11

    X JAPAN WORLD TOUR 2017 WE ARE X Acoustic Special Miracle ~Kiseki no Yoru~ 6DAYS starts. It was supposed to be a regular tour but was eventually changed into an acoustic tour due to YOSHIKI's health problems.

  • 2017-07-11

    2018

  • 2018-04-10

    X JAPAN Fukkatsu 10sshuunen Kinen X JAPAN LIVE 2018 America Fest Shutuen Chokuzen PREMIUM GIGS ~Yoshiki Fukkatsu noj Yoru~, two special gigs with YOSHIKI back on drums are held before their headline appearance at the Coachella Festival in California. YOSHIKI announces that the new album is 99.7% complete.

  • 2018-04-10

  • 2018-04-14

    X JAPAN headline Coachella Festival for both days (April 14th-15th). YOSHIKI performs with Marilyn Manson.

  • 2018-09-28

    X JAPAN Live Nihon Kouen 2018 ~Kurenai ni somatta yoru~ Makuhari Messe 3 Days is held. The first night is cancelled due to typhoon forecast. The members decided to play the gig without audience and live stream on WOWOW and YOSHIKI CHANNEL. The other two gigs were held regularly.

  • 2018-09-28

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X JAPAN
Typeタイプ
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Status活動状況
active現在活動
Active活動期間
1982~1997
Area地域
Tokyo東京
Pronunciation発音
エックス
Conceptコンセプト

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